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Reform to Overtime Regulations Essential for Millions of Workers Like Jennette

It’s a story more common than we might think.

Jennette Wilfong, a Missouri 9to5 member, worked in a group home for adults with developmental disabilities. She worked 50-60 hours a week, and was on call 24/7 Monday to Friday, as well as some weekends and holidays.

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Lead On Leave: Come on, America

Earlier this week I attended “Lead on Leave: Empowering Working Families Across America” at the Atlanta City Hall. The event was a moderated conversation with Mayor Kasim Reed and Senior Advisor to President Obama, Valerie Jarrett about the benefits and necessity of paid leave and equal pay.

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A Field Trip for Healthy Families

On Tuesday, June 16th, 2015, four women from 9to5 Georgia met with Republican US Senator Isakson’s aide, Ryan Pelfrey. We had heard that Senator Isakson had cosponsored Senator Murray’s paid sick days amendment to the budget bill, and we wanted to meet with him to ask him to take one step further and cosponsor the Healthy Families Act.

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Beloit Daily News: Advocates defend Wisconsin family medical leave law

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Advocates for a Wisconsin law that extends benefits to certain people above and beyond what is offered under the...

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9to5 Op-Ed: From Prison to Public Service

Ban the Box initiatives are one step toward breaking the cycle of incarceration.

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